The total score for this test is 10 marks. You should complete the test in 10 minutes.
1) When one mole of octane (C8H18) is cracked, it produces one mole of butane and one mole of compound X.
Determine compound X.
Which of the following could X be?
Which of the following is a property of compound B?
A. Compound B reacts with sodium carbonate to give carbon dioxide
C. Compound B undergoes esterification with an alcohol.
2) Describe a simple test to distinguish between hexane and hexene.
3) A sweet smelling compound X is formed when ethanol reacts with methanoic acid in the presence of a catalyst.
i) Name the catalyst.
ii) Draw the structure of compound X.
iii) Name compound X.